Names Categorized "master"

This is a list of names in which the categories include master.
gender
usage
AIBEK m Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Derived from Turkic ay "moon" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
ANAXAGORAS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ἄναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord" and ἀγορά (agora) meaning "assembly, marketplace". This name was borne by a 5th-century BC Greek philosopher.
ARCHELAUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Biblical Latin, Biblical
Latinized form of the Greek name Ἀρχέλαος (Archelaos), which meant "master of the people" from ἀρχός (archos) meaning "master" and λαός (laos) meaning "people". This was the name of a son of Herod the Great. He ruled over Judea, Samaria and Idumea.
ARCHIBALD m Scottish, English
Derived from the Germanic elements ercan "genuine" and bald "bold". The first element was altered due to the influence of Greek names beginning with the element ἀρχός (archos) meaning "master". The Normans brought this name to England. It first became common in Scotland in the Middle Ages.
ARCHIMEDES m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements ἀρχός (archos) meaning "master" and μήδομαι (medomai) meaning "to think, to plan". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek mathematician, astronomer and inventor.
ARCHIPPE f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of ARCHIPPOS.
ARCHIPPOS m Ancient Greek
Means "master of horses" from the Greek elements ἀρχός (archos) meaning "master" and ἵππος (hippos) meaning "horse".
ARISTARCHUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Ἀρίσταρχος (Aristarchos), derived from ἄριστος (aristos) meaning "best" and ἀρχός (archos) meaning "master". This name was borne by Aristarchus of Samos, a 3rd-century BC Greek astronomer and mathematician.
ARISTARKH m Russian
Russian form of ARISTARCHUS.
ARKHIP m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of ARCHIPPOS.
ASLANBEK m Chechen, Ossetian, Circassian
Derived from Turkish aslan meaning "lion" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
AYBEK m Kyrgyz, Kazakh
Alternate transcription of Kyrgyz/Kazakh Айбек (see AIBEK).
BA'AL m Semitic Mythology, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of Semitic ba'l meaning "lord, master, possessor". This was the title of various deities, often associated with storms and fertility, who were worshipped by the Canaanites, Phoenicians, and other peoples of the ancient Near East. It was particularly applied to the god Hadad.
BAAL m Semitic Mythology, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Variant spelling of BA'AL, and the form used in most translations of the Bible.
BEL m Semitic Mythology
Akkadian cognate of BA'AL. The Babylonians used it as a title of the god Marduk.
CONFUCIUS m History
Anglicized form of the Chinese name Kong Fuzi. The surname (Kong) means "hole, opening" and the title 夫子 (Fuzi) means "master". This was the name of a 6th-century BC Chinese philosopher. His given name was Qiu.
DESPINA f Greek
Modern Greek form of DESPOINA.
DESPOINA f Greek Mythology, Greek
Means "mistress, lady" in Greek. In Greek mythology this was the name of the daughter of Demeter and Poseidon. She was worshipped in the Eleusinian Mysteries, which were secret rites practiced at Eleusis near Athens.
DOMNA f Late Roman, Greek
Feminine form of DOMNUS. Saint Domna of Nicomedia was martyred during the persecutions of the early 4th century. However, in the case of Julia Domna, the Syrian wife of the Roman emperor Septimius Severus, it seems her name was actually of Semitic origin.
DOMNUS m Late Roman
From Vulgar Latin domnus, from Latin dominus meaning "lord, master". This name was borne by the 6th-century saint Domnus of Vienne (also called Domninus).
IARA f Indigenous American, Tupi
Means "lady of the water", from Tupi y "water" and îara "lady, mistress". In Brazilian folklore this is the name of a beautiful river nymph who would lure men into the water. She may have been based upon earlier Tupi legends.
ISHA f & m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Hinduism
Means "master, lord" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form ईशा and the masculine form ईश (an epithet of the Hindu god Shiva). It is also the name of one of the Upanishads, which are parts of Hindu scripture.
ISLAMBEK m Chechen
Derived from Islam, the name of the religion (ultimately from Arabic إسلام), combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
JAGANNATHA m Hinduism
Means "master of the world" from Sanskrit जगत् (jagat) meaning "world" and नाथ (natha) meaning "master". This is a title of the Hindu gods Vishnu and Krishna.
KHWAJA m Persian
From a title meaning "master, owner" in Persian. It is not generally used as a name itself.
KREIOS m Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from either Greek κρείων (kreion) meaning "lord, master" or κριός (krios) meaning "ram, male sheep". This was the name of a Titan in Greek mythology.
LJUDEVIT m Croatian
Croatian cognate of ĽUDOVÍT.
ĽUDOVÍT m Slovak
Means "master of the people" from the Slavic elements lyudu "people" and vit "master, lord".
MAALIK m Arabic
Means "owner, possessor, master" in Arabic.
MARTHA f English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, German, Greek, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Aramaic מַרְתָּא (marta') meaning "the lady, the mistress", feminine form of מַר (mar) meaning "master". In the New Testament this is the name of the sister of Lazarus and Mary of Bethany (who is sometimes identified with Mary Magdalene). She was a witness to Jesus restoring her dead brother to life.... [more]
MAYRBEK m Chechen
Derived from Nakh майра (mayra) meaning "husband, brave man" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
NURBEK m Kyrgyz
From Kyrgyz нур (nur) meaning "light" (of Arabic origin) combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
PLUTARCH m History
From the Greek name Πλούταρχος (Ploutarchos), which was derived from πλοῦτος (ploutos) meaning "riches, wealth" and ἀρχός (archos) meaning "master". Plutarch was a 1st-century Greek historian.
PRABHU m Hinduism, Tamil, Indian, Kannada
Means "mighty, powerful, master" in Sanskrit. This is an epithet of both the Hindu gods Surya and Agni.
SALAMBEK m Chechen
Derived from Arabic سَلآم (salaam) meaning "peace" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
SAYYID m Arabic
Means "lord, master" in Arabic. A famous bearer was the Egyptian musician Sayyid Darwish (1892-1923).
SAYYIDA f Arabic
Means "lady, mistress" in Arabic.
SEYED m Persian
Persian form of SAYYID.
SEYYED m Persian
Persian form of SAYYID.
SEYYİD m Turkish
Turkish form of SAYYID.
SEYYİT m Turkish
Turkish form of SAYYID.
SYED m Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali
Urdu, Punjabi and Bengali form of SAYYID.
SYEDA f Urdu
Urdu form of SAYYIDA.
VÍTĚZSLAV m Czech
Possibly from the Slavic elements vit "master, lord" and slava "glory".
ZAURBEK m Ossetian, Chechen
Derived from Arabic زوار (zawar) meaning "pilgrim" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
ZIEMOWIT m Polish
From an old Slavic name derived from the elements sem "family" and vit "lord, master". This was the name of a legendary Piast prince of Poland. It was also borne by several other Piast rulers.